Spend a day honouring Canada’s military heroes? Here are five great day trip ideas that will help you do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

 

  • 1

    Fly In a Vintage Aircraft or Get Up Close to the Avro Lancaster

    Hamilton’s Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum boasts one of the world’s largest displays of operational aircraft. This distinctive delta-shaped building houses over 40 historic aircraft, and it’s where you can see the only flying Avro Lancaster in North America.

  • 2

    Visit a Castle

    Dundurn National Historic Site was built in the 1830’s on Burlington Heights; the former site of a fortified military encampment established by the British in 1813.

  • 3

    Become a War of 1812 Enthusiast

    Visit Chiefswood National Historic Site to discover the important role Six Nations warriors played in the War of 1812 or take a trip to Battlefield House Museum & Park for the re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek. For all things 1812, download the free Route 1812 Mobile App and take an interactive trip through the past as you drive or cycle along this historic trail through Southern Ontario.

  • 4

    Satisfy Your Inner Military Buff

    Investigate the War of 1812, the Rebellion of 1837-38, the Boer War and World War I at the Hamilton Military Museum, known for its reconstructed World War I trench. At Southern Ontario’s largest military museum, the Canadian Military Heritage Museum in Brantford, you’ll find collections from the War of 1812 to the present day, restored vehicles and artifacts from the army, navy, and air force.

  • 5

    Tour Canada's Most Decorated Warship

    A visit to the HMCS Haida in Hamilton will give you a first-hand appreciation for the challenges faced by the ship’s outrageous crew during those decisive and important sea battles.

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July 2 - September 1

Historic Garden Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cost:  Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to...

Now thru August 31

Virtual Reality Experience – BBC 1943 Berlin Blitz

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON, L0R 1W0

9 am – 5 pm daily at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Virtual Reality Experience...

Now thru October 15

Grand River Tuscarora Route – Glen Morris to Brant

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru October 5

Rock Climbing

One Axe Pursuits

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

Rattlesnake Point from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm, $200 + HST

Now thru November 3

Indigenous Edible Medicinal Hike

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

June 3

Full Moon Beach Yoga

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

$ 27 + hst Held every Full Moon 7:50 p.m. - 9 p.m. Advance Reservation...

Now thru November 16

A Day of Play

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

November 23

First Day of Christmas

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cost:        FREE

May 25 - October 13

The Natural Path

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru October 20

Tandem Kayak Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

December 6

A Night at Ireland House

Ireland House Museum

2168 Guelph Line Burlington, L7P 5A8

December 6, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 pm, Price: $40, Price will go up on November 1,...

Now thru December 15

Ridge Road Wine Tour

Wine Tours Toronto

550 Eglinton Ave. W. Toronto, ON Canada

Saturday tours with 3 pick up locations. 9:30 am from Toronto, 10 am from Oakville,...

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